Pendleside Hospice

Trainee Assistant Practitioner

37.5 Hours per week
Worked flexibly over 5 days
Salary: £18,106 per annum

Due to a service reorganisation, we have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Assistant Practitioner to join us working as part of a multi­dis­cip­linary team. You will be able to demonstrate clinical excellence and maintain consistently high standards of individualised care, compassion and bereavement support. Our aim is to make living with dying better for patients and their families and as a Trainee Assistant Practitioner, you will be there for people in their time of need. If you are enthusiastic and have a passion for palliative care, you may be the person we are looking for.

This 37.5 hours/week permanent position will work flexibly as part of Pendleside’s rehabilitation team, across Days Services, 10 bedded In-patient unit as well as in the community, therefore flexibility will be essential to apply your skills within a variety of clinical settings. You will also spend 1 day per week (term time) in college. Positive and enthusiastic, you will have the communication and interpersonal skills that enable you to thrive in a friendly working environment.

At Pendleside Hospice, you will find a fantastic team spirit and a commitment to developing you and your skills so that you can choose a long term career with us.

Employee benefits include: option to continue in NHS pension scheme or to join Hospice stakeholder pension scheme, subsidised meals, free parking and membership of the Hospice Benenden healthcare scheme.

Informal enquiries to: Julia O’Neill, Day Services Unit Manager

Tel: 01282 440125 or Email:

Closing date: Friday, 6th December 2019

For further information please download the Trainee Assistant Practitioner Recruitment Pack.

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